Careers at MFHS

Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc. welcomes employment inquiries from individuals who have an interest in working in prenatal and family health and nutrition. Positions may become available at any time, anywhere within our 16-county service area.

With our core values as our guide, Maternal and Family Health Services is fully committed to be an organization that embraces diversity, equality and inclusion; both in our workforce and the communities we are privileged to serve.

MFHS is committed to a healthy work life balance. We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefit package that includes:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Company Matched 401K
  • No Weekends/No Holidays
  • Company Paid Life and Disability

Our current openings include:

Clinic Nurse – Hazleton
Chief Clinical Officer
Medical Assistant and/or LPN – Lackawanna County
Senior Budget Manager – Luzerne County
Medical Office Assistant – Lackawanna County

Clinic Nurse – HazletonApply For This Job

Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

A non-profit health care agency offering prenatal, family planning and related women’s health services, MFHS is currently recruiting for a part time Clinic Nurse for our Family Planning clinic in Hazleton. This part time position will be 30 hours/week.

JOB SUMMARY

The Clinic Nurse coordinates care and provides appropriate counseling and clinical services necessary in support of the Family Planning protocols and expected outcomes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide appropriate counseling and education for MFHS clients.
  • Review and maintain client lab results, electronic health records, alerting CRNP’s/Physicians of abnormal results. Notify clients of abnormal results and appropriate prescribed management.  Assist with obtaining and performing laboratory testing onsite, including blood draws.
  • Provide therapeutic nursing care in accordance with policies and procedures of MFHS Family Planning including STD services, education/counseling, pregnancy testing and options counseling, case management of abnormal test results and follow-up plans. Administration of injections, medications, and contraceptive supplies according to CRNP/Physician orders.  This position will also provide care in other MFHS programs as needed.
  • Schedule follow up appointments at appropriate intervals based on client needs and CRNP/Physicians orders. Plan and implement strategies to identify and overcome barriers to accessing services.
  • Appropriately refer clients to other networking agencies as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • LPN/RN License
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish)
  • 3 years clinical experience

Chief Clinical OfficerApply For This Job

Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

A non-profit health care agency offering prenatal, family planning and related women’s health services, MFHS is currently recruiting for a Chief Clinical Officer.

JOB SUMMARY

The Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) oversees clinical operations throughout MFHS, providing strategic and operational leadership to support and advance the mission of the organization.   The CCO is the primary clinical voice for clinical strategy and program development decisions in support of MFHS’s mission, values, and strategic priorities.   The CCO also oversees the clinical integration and alignment of services including Family Planning, WIC, NFP, maternity care, and EPSDT program to help fulfill the varied requirements of our funding streams.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as Compliance Officer, responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable clinical, State, and Federal regulatory and compliance requirements and employee training.
  • Collaborates with senior management to ensure processes, policies and procedures are OSHA compliant.
  • Collaborates with the senior management to develop and implement plans for the clinical and operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to provide high quality services and care.
  • Develops, administers, and adheres to MFHS’s key performance indicators and metrics fostering a success-oriented, accountable environment within the organization.
  • Provides clinical expertise, oversight, initiative, leadership and programmatic consultation to promote high quality clinical care and evidence-based practices.
  • Develops, in collaboration with senior management, processes for integrating participant services across all programs.
  • Creates a formal staff development structure inclusive of annual mandatory training sessions.
  • Develops, in collaboration with senior management, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all federal and state employee health requirements for clinical staff.
  • Identifies gaps of service in the community and, in collaboration with senior management, develops a plan of action to provide services and identify potential funding.
  • Reviews, revises, and, when necessary, develops clinical policies and procedures.
  • Provides recommendations to ensure the application of fiscally compliant processes for billing.
  • Enhances professional growth and development of clinical staff through a formal staff development structure inclusive of training sessions, and various formal and informal opportunities to advance knowledge and skills.
  • Utilizes existing direct service sites in modified geographic areas to provide women’s health services outside of Family Planning programs to increase insurance billings.
  • Develops and refines Quality Improvement policies and procedures working with the QI Nurse where appropriate.
  • Promotes and contributes to organizational and programmatic goals of MFHS.
  • Represents MFHS in the community by attending networking and educational opportunities and promoting collaborations with internal and external stakeholders.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing
  • MSN, MBA preferred
  • 10 years of progressive leadership experience in nursing and other clinical departments with a minimum of 3 years as manager or director of a clinical team.

Medical Assistant – Lackawanna County Apply For This Job

Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Medical Assistant and/or LPN at our Circle of Care location in Lackawanna County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Medical Assistant/LPN will be expected to perform clinical duties as a part of the healthcare team which include, patient intake and evaluations, vital signs, obtaining blood draws, obtaining and recording patient histories, performs patient counseling and medication administration under the supervision of the Medical Provider.  The Medical Assistant/LPN also provides administrative support to the medical office as well as clinical responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Obtains patients’ vital signs, history and prepares the patient for examination
  • Obtains laboratory and blood samples and prepares specimens for processing and shipping
  • Performs office testing including pregnancy and STD testing
  • Preps exam rooms for clinical procedures and assists Providers with patient care
  • Prepares and administers immunizations and injections of medications under the direction/supervision of the Medical Provider
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies
  • Performs daily inventory and ensures stocking of supplies for exam rooms and lab
  • Review and complete electronic health record tasks daily
  • Answer incoming calls, screen calls and route to appropriate individuals or respond to inquiries as required
  • Schedule patients for return visits to maintain efficient clinic flow and assist in all front office duties as assigned
  • Verify necessary components of various programs, i.e., income, identification, residency, insurance eligibility and sliding fee scales.
  • May be assigned to other MFHS family planning centers as needed

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant program or an LPN program.
  • 1+ years’ experience in a Medical Office preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Experience with Phlebotomy
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching, and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting, and walking

 

Senior Budget Manager – Apply For This Job

Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

A non-profit health care agency offering prenatal, family planning and related women’s health services, MFHS is currently recruiting for a Senior Budget Manager for our Administrative office in Wilkes-Barre.

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Budget Manager performs a variety of specialized fiscal functions; prepares supporting documentation and reports and assists the Senior Director of Finance in the budget development and management process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Senior Director of Finance in the development of individual program budgets and the merger of those budgets into a corporate document.
  • Preparation/maintenance of monthly financial statements.
  • Monthly variance analysis (actual vs budget) of financial results; review variance analysis with Senior Director of Finance and department managers.
  • Assist Controller with month end close process (also serves as backup) ensuring the integrity of the accounting system.
  • Ensure accurate and timely invoicing of and cost reporting to funding organizations.
  • Ensure expenditure compliance with budgetary limits, contracts, and regulations.
  • Monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet account and bank reconciliations.
  • Assist with preparation of supplemental schedules required during annual external audit.
  • Reconcile and record monthly investment activity and update investment summary schedule.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • 3 years of relevant accounting or finance experience; 5 years preferred
  • Excellent analytic and abstract reasoning, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Financial Edge software experience is a plus


Medical Office Assistant – Lackawanna County Apply For This Job

Maternal and Family Health Services’ programs touch the lives of over 90,000 people each year and empower individuals and families of diverse backgrounds to lead healthier lives. Our mission of empowerment, inclusion, and caring extends to our valued staff as well.  We are better together because of our diversity, recognition of differences as strengths, and commitment to providing a culture of acceptance internally as well as to the people we serve.

Working to meet the health and nutritional needs of women, children and families with information, education, and quality care, MFHS is currently seeking a full time Medical Office Assistant at our Circle of Care location in Lackawanna County.

JOB SUMMARY

The Medical Office Assistant is responsible for the collection of patient data and the performance of screenings for patient eligibility determination across all MFHS programs. This position performs duties to assure optimum customer service and support of clinical services in accordance with organizational goals and program procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Greet and announce clients and guests promptly in a courteous, inviting manner in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Ensure the correct encounter type, provider and location is correct. Confirm that patient demographic information is completed and updated at each visit.  Obtain consents/patient signatures as per protocol.
  • Collects accurate patient demographic data, insurance information and verification eligibility for each patient visit and consistently enters patient data into client files and databases as required and/or necessary. Obtains insurance cards and scans into the patient chart.  Processes necessary billing forms for all programs.
  • Complete billing for each program per agency policy. Ensure patient co-pays are received and payment plans are offered and completed at time of service indicated.
  • Schedule clients according to assigned schedauling templates across all programs. Utilize scheduling templates to ensure appointments are accurate according to pre-determined schedule and adjust only with direction from management.
  • Follow up on missed appointments and confirm patient appointment as per program protocol and document in the patients record to include actions taken.
  • Process referrals and or testing for clients as ordered by Clinical Care Providers at checkout in an efficient manner with documented follow-up in NextGen. Prepare and print order referrals for patients as directed and document follow-up in chart.
  • Manages medical records according MFHS protocols. Ensures all consents, HIPAA and Disclosure of Information Template are completed in NextGen and confidentiality alerts are added as appropriate; ensure PHI log and Release of Records is completed, documented, and scanned into patient record.
  • Prioritize processing all scanning per protocol including scanning documents into correct patient chart, name of document, correct date of document/test, correct category, and sent to the provider/nurse PAQ or task group as indicated.
  • Collect and distribute client satisfaction surveys or other promotional items as directed on an ongoing basis. Encourage feedback from clients and alert Coordinator/Director of issues on a consistent basis.  Ensure Marketing tab is completed.
  • Maintain neat and orderly work area to ensure all team members have clear direction to fulfill completion of tasks in your absence.
  • Field incoming calls and prioritize medical questions to clinical staff per protocol. Documents calls in patient charts and tasks the call to appropriate clinical staff for follow-up.
  • Assist clinical staff in end of day operations as assigned and assist in stocking of office supplies. Responsible for opening and closing of the office as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Associates Degree preferred by not required
  • 1-3 years’ experience preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record & FBI Clearances
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to perform operations with units involved in measuring and weighing
  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtraction, division and reducing fractions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. regularly
  • Constant standing, turning, twisting, reaching, and sitting for long periods of time
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, squatting, and walking

 

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NOTE: Open positions will be posted for 30 days, unless otherwise stated. Maternal and Family Health Services reserves the right to fill the position prior to the expiration of the posting period.

Maternal and Family Health Services is an ADA and EEO employer.  Persons representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.